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Ken Sweeney

A Dublin native, Ken Sweeney is one of the founding editors of Europa United, Chairperson for New Europeans Ireland and is also a features writer with number of Irish motoring magazines.

His aim for Europa United and New Europeans Ireland is to help to dispel the negative press regarding the European Union and has establish both projects to explore the ever changing landscape of European politics and its social society in general. He is a committed Europhile and has long seen the benefits of European Union citizenship though living and working in Europe over the last 20 years. Ken has established the Irish branch of New Europeans and can be contacted at

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Ireland’s Soft Brexit

While there is so much speculation as to what kind of Brexit deal will be agreed between the European Union and Great Britain, one thing is for sure: that Ireland will want a deal that is as close to the status quo as possible. In order to achieve that kind of deal, Ireland needs to get tough with the EU and show that they are more than just a “flyover” state when it comes to the final agreement.

Bulgarian elections – a pro-western party may have won, but the European idea seems to have lost

The center-right party GERB (Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria) is the clear winner in the Bulgarian parliamentary election.

New Europeans and Europa United partnership press release

Date: November 18, 2016Author: Ken Sweeney 0 Comments — Edit 14910341_1087389464712245_9010349152999697868_n 12901436_779987235470811_9163526076789992934_o

To be, or not to be, that is the question – but probably not. EU citizenship for UK nationals

The question raised here is something that raises a smile each time I see or hear it.

Interview with Europa United

As part of their partnership announcement with New Europeans, Europa United editor, Ken Sweeney chats with Roger Casale,

New Europeans announces partnership with Europa United

New Europeans is proud to announce that we have established a partnership with the pro-European Union organisation, Europa United. Speaking following the launch of the partnership, Ken Sweeney, founder of Europa United said:

Brexit could be triggered as early as next month says Irish Prime Minister

Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny has indicated that British Prime Minister Theresa May could trigger Article 50, which is the announcement date for a formal plan for the UK to leave the Euro

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